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The First World War

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After the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914, Montenegro, writes Roberts, "exhausted by the savage fighting of 1912-13, was not eager at first for another war." So, Nikola attempted to dampen down support for Serbia amongst pro-Serb nationalists "while attempting to negotiate the country's possible neutrality in return for Austria's agreement to permit its expansion into Albania and possibly even a return to Scutari." [See Page 16

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